Parents of deaf, mute teen who stole and drove buses did not bail him out
Between January and March, a 16-year-old boy stole three buses and drove them around Singapore.
Muhammad Salahuddin Omar, who is deaf and mute, loves buses. He took the stolen vehicles on joyrides, even though he had no licence.
The teen's parents refused to bail him out after he was arrested for the third time as they felt he had not learnt his lesson.
On Thursday (May 14), Muhammad Salahuddin, who turned 17 last month while in remand, pleaded guilty to stealing a bus, driving under the age of 18 and driving without insurance.
Read the full report in our print edition on May 15.
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